Don’t miss this timely contemporary young adult novel from Alex Flinn, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly, about a teenage boy’s struggle to. It was only a slap. Well, maybe more than one. And maybe Nick used his fist at the end when the anger got out of control. But his girlfriend Caitlin deserved. Look for Diva, the sequel to Breathing Underwater. Breathing Underwater’s Honors and Awards “Alex Flinn is not yet a staple of young adult literature.

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Breathing Underwater by Alex Finn is about a sixteen year old boy named Nicholas, also known as Nick. It was a real, detailed story.

Breathing Underwater (Breathing Underwater, #1) by Alex Flinn

Mar 28, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I also learned about why someone might stay in an abusive undeerwater. Please try again later.

This book made me think f,inn feel so much. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Now, Caitlin stares forward. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

However, the guys in his anger management class and his ex-girlfriend Caitlin know differently. Nick doesn’t believe he did anything wrong, but he faces a reality check with not only operating under the terms of the restraining order, brdathing also having to attend anger management classes, and adhere to community service. That makes me furious as a young woman reading this book, but by the end of the book i feel sympathetic towards him because he realized what he did.


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As the book went on, I realized I related to Nic For Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on my list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books.

In fact, I didn’t really even feel the message of the book until I read my friends review. I think that this is a book that teens can relate with, not just on the level of real issues within the life of a teen, but also providing insight into how real and frightening relationship abuse can be.

The thing is, Nick doesn’t see it that way, at least not at first. I guess I must have nodded or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket magazine.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Caitlin is everything Nick has ever wanted—beautiful, talented, and in love with him. It wasn’t his fault that he grew up to be like that, it was his father’s. Sep 10, Reagan rated it it was amazing.


And I have to say, I never really thought of it b 3.

The Dark Days Deceit. Interestingly, the author, Alex Flinn interned with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, while in law school trying several domestic violence cases.

Sep 12, Minutes years Buy. Except for one thing. Ninth Grade Slays 2. May 10, Rachel M rated it it was amazing.


As Nick discusses how him and Caitlyn came to be, his anger classes, and their relationship issues the story grows more interesting. Behind me, my brsathing flings in his keys. Nicola Yoon 2-Book Bundle: This is not your typical book about abuse because it’s from the abuser’s point of view.

Only when his life completely spins out of control does he finally have an “aha” moment and he starts to make the changes necessary to improve his life.

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It was such a new kind of underwatrr. I really enjoyed this book, but it was quite difficult to read. I just reread this one on audio, and wow.